Review: how effective is Aricept for Dementia?
(By eHealthMe on Apr, 18, 2014)
Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 2.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is for Dementia. The study is based on 84 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Aricept
Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,445 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. Common side effects of Aricept include fall, weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, confusional state.
Dementia (latest reports from 42,229 patients) is typically treated by Aricept, Namenda, Donepezil, Seroquel, Exelon, Galantamine Hydrobromide.
On Apr, 18, 2014: 84 people are studied for taking Aricept in Dementia
Aricept effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):
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Who find Aricept more effective for Dementia?
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Related topic: Aricept, Dementia
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